PRODUCTION: The General Starring Goran Višnjić Started Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: Antun Vrdoljak’s anticipated The General, starring Goran Višnjić as the hero of the Croatian War of Independence Ante Gotovina, started shooting in Croatia on 20 February 2017. The project…
22-02-2017

Croatian Filmmakers Lobby against Political Interference

ZAGREB: Representatives of Croatian Film Director's Guild and Croatian Producers Association have launched the initiative We’ve Had Enough, aimed at protecting Croatian cinema from political influence and control. The initiative…
21-02-2017

Daniel Rafaelić Named Acting Director of Croatian Audiovisual Centre

ZAGREB: The Executive Board of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) unanimously named Daniel Rafaelić acting director of the HAVC on 16 February 2017.
20-02-2017

Robin Hood: Origins Starts Shooting in Dubrovnik

DUBROVNIK: Lionsgate’s Robin Hood: Origins, directed by Otto Bathurst, started shooting in Dubrovnik on 20 February 2017. This is the biggest Hollywood production to be shot in Croatia to date.…
20-02-2017

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Dox Announces Competition Films

ZAGRAB: A total of 21 films will compete in the 2017 Zagreb Dox festival, which runs 26 February – 5 March 2017.
14-02-2017

CROATIA: Country Report 2016

After two lawsuits and two Ministers of Culture, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre is back to normal operations, HAVC director Hrvoje Hribar told FNE in November 2016. “We survived a seven-month…
12-02-2017

Hrvoje Hribar Resigns as Head of Croatian AV Centre

ZAGREB: Hrvoje Hribar has resigned his post as head of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) after a controversial report by the State Audit Office, that was widely seen as politically…
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FNE at Berlinale 2017: Croatian Film in Berlin

Croatian films and filmmakers at 67th Berlinale: Hedgehog’s Home and Into the Blue in Generation programme, Luka Venturin participating in Berlinale Talents
11-02-2017

RE-ACT Call for Producers

ZAGREB: The third RE-ACT Workshop for developing fiction/documentary/TV series projects and interested in fostering co-productions within the region of Croatia-Slovenia-Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy), is accepting applications from producers without projects.
10-02-2017

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino Mediteran, Croatia

This month we speak with Alen Munitić, the initiator of Kino Mediteran and the director of Mediterranean Film Festival Split, Croatia. Kino Mediteran is a project of cinema revival in…
02-02-2017

Prisoner no. 150 Shot in Croatia Was Hit in India

ZAGREB: Indian film Prisoner no. 150, whose dance scenes were shot in Croatia in November 2016, was one of the most watched films in India in January 2017.
02-02-2017

ZagrebDox Pro Workshop Announces Selected Projects

ZAGREB: Projects from Croatia, Latvia, Serbia, Slovenia and Hungary are among the 12 projects selected for the ZagrebDox Pro training 2017, set to take place from 26 February to 3…
01-02-2017

Total Croatian Box Office on the Rise

ZAGREB: Total admissions increased by 13.5 percent from 3,969,040 in 2015 to 4,505,139 in 2016, while admissions to domestic films slightly decreased by 6.55 percent.
16-01-2017

Interactive Slovenian/Croatian Documentary Ready to Air

ZAGREB: iOtok by Miho Čelar, an interactive documentary about the inhabitants of Croatia’s islands, will be broadcast on its own platform starting 16 January 2016. The project is developed by…
13-01-2017

Croatian Rest in Peace Series to Be Broadcast in the UK

ZAGREB: Britain’s Global Series Network, which is the exclusive partner of Channel Four, has purchased licensing for the Croatian TV drama series Rest in Peace. This is the first time…
10-01-2017

Croatian Distributor Blitz Plans Expansion onto European Market

ZAGREB: Blitz, the leading Croatian distributor, has performed an internal reorganisation and replaced its direct shareholder of operational companies with a holding company registered in Malta.
10-01-2017

Extended Deadline for the 3rd RE-ACT Workshop

ZAGREB: New deadline for the 3rd RE-ACT workshop is 20th December 2016. RE-ACT workshop will take place in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy in March 2017 alongside the brand new TorinoFilmLab…
16-12-2016

First EAVE Puentes 2017 Workshop to Be Held during 64th Pula FF

PULA: The first EAVE Puentes - Europe/Latin America Co-Production Workshop 2017 will be held in Pula during the 64th Pula Film Festival in partnership with the RE-ACT transregional initiative.
05-12-2016

Croatia Tallies over 5 M EUR in MEDIA Funding

ZAGREB: Croatia has received 5.3 m EUR in grants from MEDIA since joining in 2008 as the first non-EU member country, bringing in at least four to five times as…
02-12-2016

PRODUCTION: Bobo Jelčić Preps All Alone

ZAGREB: Writer/director Bobo Jelčić is in preparation with All Alone / Sam samcat, an intimate character study and a social drama about a divorced father struggling with the legal labyrinth…
29-11-2016